A connection source to supply military personnel -- both away and returned -- with a handcrafted instrument.
This not limited to the US, folks! Any servicemember, any country.
The Cigar Box Nation has no borders.
Latest Activity: Nov 21
PLEASE START A NEW DISCUSSION TOPIC THREAD FOR EACH INSTRUMENT OFFERED OR FOR EACH INDIVIDUAL LOOKING FOR MUSIC! We'll use the Comments section for other general stuff.
And a friendly reminder: please do not post personal info like an email address or your shipping address here. Your builder or servicemember will get that info from you via personal message once you've been matched.
Good morning guys. Firstly, thank you all for what you are doing for serving members and veterans! I think, here in the UK, we have a long way to go before our boys and girls in the armed forces are recognised and appreciated as they are across the…Continue
Hello to All,My Name is Heather Hamilton and I run a non profit group to benefit veterans and active member military. We are currently looking for some troops we can send care packages to. If you are a member of our military and would like to…Continue
Good afternoon,I am a huge guitar fan! I am a mediocre player though (ha). I bought an acoustic when I was younger and taught myself the basics and that progressed to me jamming with my friends. It is such a great hobby and I enjoy playing with…Continue
Hello all,Hoping someone can help me out. I'm hoping to surprise my brother with a CBG when he returns from his current deployment. His status prevents shipping to him so it would come to me. Let me know if you are willing to help. It would help…Continue
I'm an Army medic and have been deployed for a little over a month now. I just started learning guitar and then found out that I was deploying. I couldn't bring my guitar here, so I started looking at different small guitars and came across cigar…Continue
Hello to all. I am looking for a CBG for a great friend of mine who is being promoted to LTC. He has been deployed 5 times and is not only a friend, but a great dad and officer. He is an avid guitar and banjo player and I know he would love a CBG. I…Continue
Hi - I'm an Air Force Chaplain from Denmark, Who just joined this Group. I was already a member of the Facebook-Group for Martin BackpackerGuitars, because I always bring one of these when deployed. This is where I was told to visit the CBG-Group…Continue
I am blown away at this site and am amazed at the instruments. I have played guitar during several deployments and have never ran across anything like this. I have sat and watched several Youtube videos of people playing and building them. I am…Continue
Greetings CBG'ers,My name is Ken and I'm currently deployed to Afghanistan as a First Sergeant. I have two requests for Cigar Box Guitars. The first is for a young man in my unit who has a birthday coming up (early August). He plays Ukulele and I…Continue
First.....I don't know if I am posting this correctly....I had sent a note already but it appears that it went to the *Group* so I'm not sure if that was correct. I then saw this Add A Discussion button and figured I would give that a try.... I'm a…Continue